5 Recovery Strategies to Reduce Stress and Live Longer

The concept of yin and yang is a familiar one: It’s a natural state of balance where two opposite phenomena are harmoniously interconnected. Rest and stress are similarly connected — you need stress to grow, but you won’t reap the benefits (and actually grow) unless you also have sufficient rest.  If you’re like most adults,…

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Is Fasting Right for You?

Fasting is something virtually everyone does. For the last 2.5 million years, humans have engaged in some form of fasting and, while times have certainly changed, there are still a plethora of benefits to incorporating this practice into your routine. If you’re interested in living a long, healthy life, stick around to learn more about…

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4 Actionable Tips for Sticking to Your Long-Term Goals

It’s a familiar scene: you walk into your kitchen, fully committed to your weight loss and longevity goals, and there, on the counter, is a batch of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies. Now it’s a faceoff: instant melt-in-your-mouth gratification versus long-term goals and prioritizing health.  Sure, cookies are a perfect blend of sugar and fat…

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How to Reset and Re-Establish Your Health Routine

It’s a tale as old as time: One minute you’re totally rocking your health routine — eating well, exercising, sleeping 8 hours a night, and even practicing mindfulness. And, the next minute? Well… not so much.  Often, it’s one small decision, a little bump in the road on the journey to metabolic health, that can…

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A New, Proactive Approach to Metabolic Health

According to a recent study, only 6.8% of Americans are in good metabolic health — a worrisome statistic. But what does it really mean? And how can you not only assess your metabolic health, but actively improve it? Metabolic Health Is More Than a Lack of Disease Thus far, scientists and clinicians haven’t agreed upon a…

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Stack These Habits to Live Longer

If you want to optimize for lifespan, you must consider yourself a pro in the longevity game. That means finding ways to decrease risk of chronic disease and other health complications. The way to do this is not through short-term fixes like crash diets or bootcamps. Instead, you should integrate complementary health habits for maximum…

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Vacations Can Help You Live Longer — Here’s Why

Like it or not, humans need rest. Every cell in your body is genetically programmed for activity and rest on a 24-hour circadian cycle, and no amount of “hacking” will keep you healthy if you deviate from that pattern for too long. Of course, we want to be productive! We need to earn an income…

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How to Leverage Sleep for Longevity

Everyone sleeps. It’s a basic need, like food, water, and movement, all of which are essential to life, health, and well-being. During sleep, your body focuses on recovery and repair, which requires a distinct metabolic state that is different from waking hours.  Unfortunately not everyone gets enough consistent, good-quality sleep. Impaired sleep, which dramatically increases…

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